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KOFY
Oct 25, 2011 12:00am PDT
tree way. lillian kim is there live. lillian take us through what happened here? >>reporter: dan, investigators are still here collecting evidence. shooting happened behind me on lemon tree court just off lemon tree way. antioch police say the man officers shot and killed was a parolee with a gun. neighbors say police gave ample warning to the man they had chased that the antioch neighborhood. >> i was right there and i heard everything. >>reporter: what did you hear them say. telling him to put it down and to, let it go and just get on the ground. but he wasn't listening. >>reporter: that's when soon after they heard a series of gunshots. >> i heard like i think it was cops yelling at him. like saying get down or something and then i just heard like 3 gunshots and then i heard like 12 after that. >>reporter: family member says the man antioch police shot and killed was 33-year-old josh peterson. who lived less an block away from where he was gunned down. antioch police say officers came face-to-face with him after having received a report of a fumingtive in the area. peterson wa
KOFY
Oct 13, 2011 12:00am PDT
at jack london square. more than a dozen people were hurt. alan wang is live at the station for us with the latest. alan? >> carolyn, we are a few blocks away from the oakland amtrak station where a major emergency response is taking place. you can look down there. the olympic -- the oakland fire department says 18 people were injured. we are told one of the trains was boarding and de boarding when another amtrak train on the same track slammed into it. the impact derailed one of the trains and now railroad inspectors are trying to figure out how this all happened. we are told it was the pacific starlight from seattle to l.a. that struck the other amtrak train that we have not been able to identify yet. the rare road worker said the mechanism was not activated and it is still in the wrong position that lead these two trains to collide. again coming back, the oakland fire department says at least 18 passengers have been injured in this collision of two amtrak trains. the railroad inspectors have arrived and they are trying to figure out how exactly this happened. for now alan wang r
KOFY
Oct 6, 2011 11:30am PDT
killing three people yesterday. terry mcsweeney joins us with more. a lot of unanswered questions about the case right now. >> reporter: there are. the search for sharif all man ended -- for shareef allman ended. according to the sheriff's office, this ended 7:20 this morning when a deputy on routine patrol spotted him in a driveway. this is an area which yesterday was declared safe by law enforcement. a number of south bay police agencies are confirming the man shot to death by deputies is in fact 47-year-old sharif william all -- sharif all man. >> deputies had an encounter with the man in this area and shots were fired. the person that they encountered is dead. his physical description is very similar to the suspect we were seeking yesterday. >> reporter: there had been an intense manhunt for allman since he opened fire yesterday in the plant where he worked and had reportedly been angered by his move to the night shift. he walked into a meeting and opened fire, killing three and wounding six. two hours later, he shot a woman after attempting a carjacking in a parking lot at homestea
KOFY
Oct 20, 2011 12:00am PDT
, and that money i think should be used or portions should be used to cover the cost of their negligence. >> the san mateo assembly member says it is unconscionable that pg&e would pass 90% of the cost to its customers. but a pg&e spokesperson explained to abc7, "that's how we recover costs for this type of work." the shareholders normally would have paid less than the 10% it is proposing to pay. 234* fact, normally it would have all been covered by customer rates. hill also points out that pg&e receives an 11.35% rate of return on its work. one of the highest in the country. >> perhaps we should look at that rate of return and see if that is appropriate today. they will with that new rate of return and with the fact that they are a liability that will cover the costs they would and conceivably could make a profit on the destruction of san bruno. >> and $350 million of the $2.2 billion upgrade is for unanticipated costs. >> about $350 million of the $2.2 billion is for contingency. well, we shouldn't be paying it up front if they miss -- if they estimate the cost. they can com
KOFY
Oct 27, 2011 11:30am PDT
night. >> reporter: police are now telling us it with was a training exercise overnight that they never planned to sweep through this camp. but, everyone thought they were and it created quite a reaction here at justin herman plaza. as soon as word spread that police may be forcing people out of justin herman plaza the crowd here grew significantly. included city supervisors, a state senator and assembly member. demonstrators served as their human microphone as they addressed the crowd. >> do not need a violent confrontation. we look forward to working with everyone tonight. to get the message of occupy san francisco out. >> reporter: it appeared as if san francisco police were gearing up for something big. hundreds of officers were pull in overnight. and seemed to be ready to act on mayor ed lee's order to clear out this plaza because of sanitation and safety concerns. but they never showed up. which occupy sf protesters considered a victory. >> proceeded -- we succeeded in getting government and union support. and we succeeded in resisting police attacks. >> reporter: a police s
KOFY
Oct 5, 2011 9:00pm PDT
industries and achieved one of the rarest feats in human history, changed the way each of us views the world. and tonight, there are spontaneous gatherings at apple stores throughout the bay area. steve jobs battled heather health issues for years. alan wang is joining us from cupertino. >> the company mourns the man who changed apple into a game changer. steve jobs passed away around 4:30 this afternoon. one employee described the mood inside as muted. jobs was widely considered the creative visionary of apple who changed the world with the ipod, the iphone and the ipad. he was a marketing genius who combined art and technology while turning apple into the largest retailer of music with itunes. in 2008 he showed dramatic weight loss. in 2009, received a liver transplant. he took medical leave last january and stepped down as c.e.o. in august. no one here was surprised by today's news. >> it is somber for sure. but everybody's glad that the company is doing as well as it was. i think everybody realizes that he spent a lot of his last, you know, few years there making sure that things w
KOFY
Oct 29, 2011 12:00am PDT
end moore agreed to meet with jean quan. thomas roman is live in oakland for us and has the latest on occupy oak -- oakland. >> there were more than a thousand people gathered here talking about wednesday's proposed general strike. as you can see behind me there are still a few hundred left. the mood here is still one of enthusiastic commitment. michael moore gave a rousing speech supplying occupy oakland with a huge morale boost. >> occupy oakland. occupy everywhere. >> michael moore fired up the hundreds of people who packed the plaza this afternoon. >> in my lifetime i have never seen a movement like this take hold with this many people all across the country. >> moore was boosting morale here in the plaza and mayor quan and police chief jordan held a news con -- news conference in city hall. he was one of the vets injured in the protest. chief jordan was not able to talk to olson, but he spoke to his parents. >> let me express my sorrow for what happened. >> mayor quan says she has tried without success to talk to the occupy camp since tuesday's confrontation. quan was asked by ab
KOFY
Oct 7, 2011 9:00pm PDT
hawaii. we are going to have more information for you as soon as we get it. stay here with us we'll keep you updated on his condition as soon as we find more information. >> we move next to a chilling story of how one man survived cupertino shooting rampage. co-worker believes almond targeted her enemy. days earlier the yawn said it would no longer defend him for complaints of unsafe driving. mike is the shop steward and tonight he tells his stories about playing dead so that he could live. here's david. >> he was quick. it wasn't just a bullet. bam bam bam. >>reporter: he and his co-workers sat stun and froze as almond shot them one at a time from one end of the table to the other. almond shooting a handgun. >> he started from the end of the table and started shooting down. difference the last one on the table. i was watching everything he was doing. i don't know when i got shot. i had to be facing him. bullet came in and came out of the back. >>reporter: he was shot through the upper right arm. he put the wounded arm over his head and played death as he fell to the floor. he belie
KOFY
Oct 21, 2011 9:00pm PDT
lost their lives there. >> the homecoming is something never got and so many of us ne people need to remember us. >> a reminder the end of the war does not end the pain. >>> to libya next where there is word tonight that moammar khadafy secretly stashed more than $200 billion in bank accounts real estate and corporate investments before he was killed. that is double the aount that other governments had expected and it's $30,000 for every libyan citizen. >> here at home, they are warning police workers could lose their jobs as part of a plan to adjust a new low that shifts lower level offenders to county jails. the notice was sent out today for guards that have less than ten years on the job. >>> on the subject of jobs, new unemployment figures show california's rated fell slightly last month. bureau says the rate fell to 11.9%, from 12.1 in august. today's report shows that california employers added nearly 12,000 new jobs in september. the state is certainly moving in the right direction but at a snail's pace. >> good news. hopefully gain some momentum. we could take about four and
KOFY
Oct 20, 2011 11:30am PDT
could speak at any moment. amy hollyfield joins us from fremont where she just talked to a family from libya. >> reporter: the family was proudly -- proudly has the libyan flag on display. family members stayed home from work they are too distracted, happy and overjoyed. they cannot stop watching the footage about gadhafi's death. the libyan exile didn't believe it until he saw the picture of gadhafi's bloodied body. that's when he really realized the nightmare was finally over. >> it with was a big relief. it has been overdue for 42 years. that's, you know, not a short time. it is a life. >> reporter: he came to the united states for college in 1974. once he graduated he wanted to return home, but realized he couldn't because of gadhafi's rule. his family is still there. during his reign, gadhafi took over his parents' business and threw his brother in prison. >> at within time he criticized the government -- at one time he criticized the government and they an used -- they accused him of trying to revolt against gadhafi and put him six years in prison. >> i have hate for him. i
KOFY
Oct 10, 2011 9:00pm PDT
step forward and contact the police department and help us take the dangerous person off the street. >>reporter: san jose state officials say the area where the shooting occurred is not an area that students frequent and point out it is about a mile from campus. >>> there's been another officer involved shooting in san jose. happened this morning. it is the third time police officer has shot someone there since friday and the fourth so far this month by law enforcement. vick lehas the latest. >> on friday 27-year-old jason evans grabbed an officer gun which went off during a struggle. no one was hit. police charged evan with attempted murder. on saturday a sheriff's deputy fired ato mary mug. investigators say he was behaving in a threatening manner. the deputy fired several rounds. he was not hit. he ran into the fire department training center where he was captured. of 5:30 this morning. police responded to reports of gunshots near this drive. it startled martha's grand-daughter. >> show said she heard all kinds of shots and showed a car take off real fast. that's what woke her up
KOFY
Oct 28, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. moore criticized the military of local police departments that allow them to use tear gas against protestors as happened tuesday night in oakland. >> many oakland resident questioning why the city is letting the occupty protestors set up camp again at frank plaza after kicking them out on tuesday. dozens of tent sprung up at the same site where they were removed tuesday that started this violent clash with police. police chief jordan defended the use of force saying that he will not tolerate any assault against police officers. meantime the city handed the protestors a list of safety sanitation requirements that include asking the protestors to not camp overnight in the plaza. >> i'm trying to meet with them. we don't want them to camp downtown. but although it might create great footage, my main concern is that people be safe. the. >> right in the crowd you see mayor kwan trying to talk with the occupty protestors last night but she was shouted down and she left. city promises to investigate allegations of misconduct and excessive use of force by the police. >>> certainly not the
KOFY
Oct 18, 2011 11:30am PDT
. terry mcsweeney joins us with this information. >> reporter: san jose police are saying the person who they shot and killed sunday is a suspect, was a suspect in the killings of two san jose state students. we have video. the two students were shot and the person who was shot and killed sunday by police, was the suspect in their homicides. inside right now chief moore and the district torn rosen talking about the homicide -- and the district attorney rosen talking the homicides. the most recent shooting by police sunday a report of a suspicious person at the parkside terrace apartment complex. confrontation and police shoot and kill the suspect. the chief is expected to announce details on that, including with whether the suspect with was armed. there were only seven shootings by san jose police over two years, sixth year and three fatal. the chief is expected to offer one possible explanation. >> nationwide law enforcement community has seen an increase in officers being assaulted and kill. naturally, that may drive the numbers up. when an officer uses any type of force in their p
KOFY
Oct 28, 2011 11:30am PDT
the mayor's office she has too many decisions to make about occupy oakland to talk to us specifically about. but amy hollyfield did catch up with her at a separate event. >> reporter: we just wanted to ask you about -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: no comment on why -- why they are being allowed to stay there? >> we are only going to do bay bridge things. >> reporter: mayor quan is is going to find the problem is back again. right back where occupy oakland set up camp more than two ago, 30 tents have sprung up. this man slept without a sleeping bag. many hope to get back to the message. >> i've seen that not everyone in the america has the same chance towards success. the old pull yourself up by your boot straps is bull. >> reporter: the basic demand is that the whole -- >> the basic demand is that the whole system has to be changed from favoring corporations to people. >> reporter: scott olsen is the ex-marine injured tuesday night by a tear gas canister. he's now in fair question. mayor quan visited olsen released a statement saying she apologizes for what happened tuesday
KOFY
Oct 18, 2011 9:00pm PDT
pointed a gun at an officer. it was the very gun that was used to kill the students. >> the officers did the appropriate thing. >> san jose state officials say between january and may of this year they lived in the same dorm campus village. >> we deal with the loss of the two lives, our campus remains safe. >> police say they now believe his motives to kill his friends involved drugs. >> in dealing or using them. we have evidence that shows that he knew eric and communicated with eric and they party together. >> people live near where the murder happened they are relieved that the killer is not on the loose. >> now i know more about the situation, it's not like people getting shot, innocent people. it's drug related. >> police believe that moreno only killed christy that she was eric's girlfriend and she was a victim of circumstance. karina rusk, "abc 7 news." >> the hells angel who they say shot and killed a biker has been identified. the search is now underway for steven ruiz but police admit he may be dead. they say he gunned down 52-year-old a man after a confrontation at a grave
KOFY
Oct 20, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. we appreciate it. >> you are kind to make the time for us. tell us what you know about the most recent event and ask you few more questions. what happened tonight? >> what happened tonight was that we had a very similar earthquake, we'll call it an aftershock, it occurred six hours after the previous earthquake. it gave us a really good jolt. i felt it here in menlo park. it's located in a cluster of earthquakes we've had our eye on for about 40 years. this region has a lot of these moderate sized and small sized earthquakes near the berkeley campus. >> does this have to produce a much learjs quake in this area where there has been a cluster of quakes? >> the possibility this would be followed by a much larger earthquake is quite small. this including terrify has been active for a long time, as i mentioned. it's unlikely that foretells a much larger earthquake. that probability is down in a few percent. 95 or 97 or higher probability level this will not be followed by a 5. m less likely it would be followed by a significant earthquake. so it's more in the realm of really good wa
KOFY
Oct 31, 2011 11:30am PDT
. kristen sze is off today. >> amy hollyfield joins us from oakland. before you talk about the strike there appears there is a new victory for the occupiers regarding those medical supplies? >> reporter: right. city officials just returned medical supplies police confiscate last week when they cleared out this camp. not only were they returning the place they were busy responding to a threat to city hall. a threat that turned out not to be credible. an investigation griff action looked like -- aggressive action looked like the last thing on the protesters' mind this morning. but there were was support. people are not being allowed to walk into the front door. a private security firm has guarded throughout the building. the mayor's reception area is locked. a woman who works at the front desk spoke to us through the locked door. occupy oakland was quick this morning to deny plans to take over the mayor's office. >> someone got into our e-mail discussion group and then falsely released a press release saying we planned to sit-in at the mayor's office. it is not true. nothing like that. >> rep
KOFY
Oct 22, 2011 12:00am PDT
police will use force to move them out. >> in the south bay, occupy movement has gone, as well. eight people were arrested and one man in a wheelchair were cited. >> anyone in these tents that are set up behind me, they know there is a chance they could get arrested again tonight. what happened early this morning has sparked a renewed commitment to the cause. >> our bail was $500. >> the occupied san jose movement isn't stopping tonight. even though at around 3:00 a.m., san jose police arrested eight protestors for camping on city hall grounds without a permit. >> they broad the wagons and started taking us to jail. >> after being bailed out the tents are back and so is the movement. >> all night, all day. >> occupy san jose! >> and the message is spreading. san jose's occupy movements is open to interpretation. rebecca is a parent. >> my husband and i have two kids and we can't afford to get the older one in preschool. >> but for this 58-year-old, the movement is about injustice. last night's arrest and removal of the peaceful demonstrations did outrage me. >> san jose police insists
KOFY
Oct 3, 2011 11:30am PDT
attack on the officers as well as the other victims. >> i walked by and say oh my god that's where i used to live. i know some of the families next door. i wanted to make sure they were okay. >> don't know the names of the victims yet. their relationship to each other has not been verify. police believe they are related, but not sure how. police also say they phone a third person hiding in the home, a woman in her 30s. she was not injured. they have a witness who can tell them more. we don't know what the motive is. police are still investigating and gathering dna he have. we'll tell you more about that, as that evidence and that information becomes clear, -- once again two elderly people with stab wounds, one with life-threatening injuries. suspect was shot and also has life-threatening injuries. eric thomas, abc7 news. >>> in what is believed to be a bay area first oakland police officer's wearable video has captured footage from an incident in which he shot and killed an armed suspect. september 25th, the officer opened fire in the 9900 block of cherry street after he says the suspect
KOFY
Oct 27, 2011 12:00am PDT
and we were really trying to find some alternatives for the different campers. >> all of us need to decide what we are going to do. if we want to tear down the fence, we will. >> reporter: in the plaza, they allowed the forced eviction and what they call brutal police tactics during last might's march. the mayor who was once a radical organizer said several assaults in the camp lead to her decision. >> it really deteriorated last week the tribune article about the man who was struck in the head with a two by four. for me there was an emotional end. >> there is a real potential that exists when we have the chance to be the real movie. to extend our anger into the outrage that exists all across the country. >> outside the crowd swelled to several hundred with his own friend and legal advisor distancing himself from her. >> i will tell you that i strongly advise her to allow the camp to continue. >> in a tug of war among the leaderless demonstrators, some began pushing in the fence while others tried to prevent it. but as night fell, the fence came down and a group trying to maintain o
KOFY
Oct 21, 2011 12:00am PDT
going to be an amazing trip back home for all of us. >> tonight we are hearing for the first time the 911 tapes from the cupertino cement plant shooting that left three people dead and six injured. an employee stormed into the plant and opened fire two weeks ago. one of the calls came from an emotional man who batched the whole thing unfold. listen. >> in the cement plant, at the quarry, somebody shoot everybody. >> how many people are shot? >> five or six. it's in the quarry. >> and everybody is on their way. hold on just a second. >> people will die. >> hold on. >> the shooter was disgruntled worker. authorities say he took his own life as police closed in on him a day after the shooting. >> san francisco's recreation and park commission has approved the naming of the park. san francisco native was the first person to report the hijacking calling to the ground from the crew telephone. betty aung is expected to reopen early next year in her name. >>> coming up next, the medical decision that steve jobs came to regret. startling revelations in his authorized biography. michele bac
KOFY
Oct 11, 2011 9:00pm PDT
called home not jail up vacant property to make their case. that empty housing should be used to house the city homeless. san francisco pd had to close geary between poll being and van ness for few minutes tonight as they search inside the vacant charlie hotel. about 20 officers in riot gear removed banner and other belongings. police say those inside were going to be arrested for trespassing and didn't find anyone inside. >> the plan to go forward is to occupy him if open for others that need housing and need shelter as long as possible. >>reporter: earlier the tactical unit went inside another vacant hotel searching for people who occupied the building last night. ut after a 3 hour search they found no one in there either. >> more to bring you here on the news at 9:00. one of the fbi most wanted for more than a decade. just ahead. woman who finally brought down accused mass murderer james whitey bul bullger. stray cat eventually led to his capture. >> plus most homeowners are not fully protected if disaster strikes. michael has some tips for to you make sure that you have the right h
KOFY
Oct 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
tonight at about 7:45. prosecute police said they would use tear gas if they didn't go away and they kept their promise. is choking tear gas sfild the air in front of city hall as protestors scatte scatter. hour and a half earlier, police use grenade on washington and eighth street. demonstrator surrounded handful of police trying to make an arrest. some demonstrators flung paint at police in riot gear. moments before that, this. police arrested a man and woman on broadway as the crowd of several hundred tried to march toward police headquarters. police estimate between 400 500 protestors tonight. they say no injuries reported and tear gas episode tonight. around 6:00 o'clock they told the protestors to leave or tear gachlts protestors left and marched around the park but then came back again. more disburse orders given at that point. police unleash the tear gas and clearly don't want the protestors to reup frank plaza. live in oakland, abc 7 news. >> remarkable pictures that you brought us. flash bang grenad grenade. enormous amount of tear gas in the aivrment you were affected by t
KOFY
Oct 5, 2011 11:30am PDT
seemed uncertain and nervous when we got here telling us we needed to be near something we could duck behind in case he came out shooting. he was last seen in this hp parking lot behind me that is cupertino where he tried to carjack a woman, he shot her, she is in the hospital in fair condition, he didn't get her car, they den know. then he was last seen run -- they don't know why. then he was last seen running across the street into a sunnyvale neighborhood. for several hours been doing yard to yard searches with guns drawn and fingers on the trigger. they don't know for sure he's here. they say they will never know unless they look. they've ordered a shelter in place so residents are in the middle of this. many say it is terrifying. they became involved when they first heard the attempted carjacking in the hp parking lot. some told us they were willing to talk about it, they didn't want give their name. some didn't want to show their face. >> i heard three gunshots. i thought it was a car backfiring. then my wife said cars don't backfire three times. then i thought maybe the transfo
KOFY
Oct 26, 2011 11:30am PDT
. crews say a bullet shattered a window at 14th and broadway. police say they weren't using live ammunition and no one was injured. bullet hole through a second floor window. >> [ inaudible ] >> reporter: there was plenty to fix at the plaza, urine, feces, graffiti, needles, trash all had to be removed. all reasons why they say the occupies had to end yesterday. one hopes tonight's demonstration is peaceful. >> don't throw stuff. every time you throw stuff and there's a large amount of people they are going to gas us that drives people away. if we could go without getting gassed we take up two to three blocks. >> reporter: mayor quan is expected to talk to the media today. laura anthony is tracking that. nick smith is here ing on the demonstrations. next demonstration is scheduled for 6:00 tonight. -- terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> amy hollyfield joins us. you have been trying to find out about the use of force and possibly a response from the oakland mayor, any luck? >> reporter: no luck. we have heard the mayor is back in town. she was in washington, d.c.. she got back late la
KOFY
Oct 14, 2011 11:30am PDT
are conscious. >> reporter: awake but terrified. >> that environment was tenable for us. we have our masks, air, coats and helmets. for her, not so much. >> for me to communicate through my mask, i have you, you are safe. we are going this way. >> reporter: the women were safely outside within 90 seconds. firefighting efforts then began. after 13 years on-the-job, this was a first for engineer chris. >> i've been on fires where the victims aren't so fortunate especially this time of the night. >> all the badx4ú2 days you ha, this makes it worth it. >> reporter: both fire officials and a friend on the scene confirmed that the women are fine. they suffered minor smoke inhalation. as for the cause, at this point it appears to be an electrical malfunction in the attic. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >> what an amazing story. >>> san jose district attorney just announced the decision on whether he will reopen a controversial rape case against several de anza college students. >> reporter: he has decided not to file charges. the woman who said she was raped is disappointed that the district
KOFY
Oct 12, 2011 11:30am PDT
foreclosures. amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: protesters feel pleased with what they've done here today. they've managed to shutdown thes with wells fargo branch offices. -- bank customers are not getting in the offices are open. police say some protesters agreed to move away interest those doors. they are blocking the brand. offices. protesters were arrested. wells fargo has not asked them to move the protesters in front of the branch doors. the movement went on the move today with a march straight through the financial district. the hundreds managed to temporarily take over drum street and then sacramento so they could be seen and heard. marching wasn't their main objective today. they were headed to a deck destination, the wells fargo bank on montgomery this is where protesters landed before 8:00 a.m. and cemented -- and settled in for the long haul. >> i would like to get in the building and do my job. >> reporter: instead, well dressed bank employees stood on the sidewalk and batched as protesters expressed their anger towards banks -- >> if you look at banks receiv
KOFY
Oct 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
arrived at the apartment complex at 11:52 sunday afternoon, ten minutes later, two officers had used their tasers and one had fired their gun. >> we're not releasing details as to what occurred too prompted the officers for their actions but we hope to release details tomorrow. >> the sergeant who fired the fatal shots has 28 years experience. the residents of complex and there were multiple shots fired. >> i heard gunshots. >> how many? >> three or four gunshots. >> reporter: the san jose police department has had six officer-involved shooting this year and three of them fatal. that is two more incidents than last year and double the number from 2009. independent police auditor is concerned. >>> it's very upsetting when anyone is killed. that there is so many this year. >> since they are not saying whether the suspect had a weapon residents are split on whether deadly force was necessary. >> i think, i've heard that witness to it, he did seem to have a weapon and was very hostile. >> you know the person has a weapon. >>> in six involved shootings there was one city complaint which i
KOFY
Oct 21, 2011 11:30am PDT
wants to touch. police tell us they are not moving the protesters until they get an order from the mayor. they don't want to talk on camera. the mayor did not return our calls this morning. it appears this order is meaningless. and the protesters aren't going anywhere. the occupy oakland protesters are showing no signs that they will be packing and leaving. some started the day with a yoga session while the appointed security team protected the perimeter making sure members of the media didn't enter their camp. they say orders from city officials mean nothing to them. >> there's no between us and city hall. we own this, we are occupying it they have to take it. if it has to be by physical force they are going to be doing physical stuff. we are going to sit and lock arms, i'm ready to go to jail. >> reporter: mayor kwaupb put out an order last night -- mayor quan put out an order last night saying they would not be able to camp from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.. >> oakland this problems and didn't give a care in the world. >> reporter: protesters responded by staying in place. >> we discussed
KOFY
Oct 26, 2011 9:00pm PDT
roommate tells us he has a two inch skull fracture in the area of his left forehead and doctors at highland hospital are deciding if surgery is necessary. right now it is unclear if he was hit with a rubber bullet or tear gas or smoke canister. >> it is unfortunate that that happened. i wish that it didn't happen and our goal obviously is not to cause injury to any one but unfortunately this happened and we regret that this injure are happened. >> reporter: doctors told his roommate that he was conscious when arrived at the hospital but was unable to speak more than in yes and no answers. >> really sad. and it makes me angry that two tours in iraq without any to come here andd tomorrow be shot by the people that are supposed to be protecting us. >> he moved here for a systems administration job at a company called owswob. he spent most of the two weeks camping overnight and came to oakland in support of occupy oakland. >> he comes here and now he has a fracture and he is in the hospital in serious condition, you know, with no one knowing exactly when he is going to recover and what conditio
KOFY
Oct 24, 2011 11:30am PDT
marzullo joins us from the scene. the demonstrators are back. are police going after that guy on wall? >> reporter: hi. easy answer to that, no, they are not going to go after him. occupy san jose has been a small group just a handful gathered now. as of early this morning, the protest is on a new level. that is sean sitting or standing on that wall about three stories up. he dodged being arrested last night with four others who were taken away for camping. sean says he's not going to come down until his group is allowed to stay here day and night with the help of a temporary permit. his name is sean o'kelly. as of early this morning he's looking down on fellow occupy san jose protesters from a 60 foot high perch. >> we are standing on top of a mountain now if that snowball stars to roll it going to become an avalanche. >> reporter: she tell us sean has everything he needs and is staying put. police are okay with that, so far. >> we are not going to confront him and precipitate him jumping or falling to evade officers. we want to make sure safe. hopefully he will come down at that poi
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Oct 8, 2011 12:00am PDT
newsroom. take us through it. >> he was attempting a flight that according to the specifications, tested the plane to its limit. the 65-year-old man was in a twin-engine cessna to hawaii this afternoon. he radioed the f.a.a. which notified the hilo coast guard to tell them the pilot was low on fuel and would then run out. >> when the pilot was approximately 400 miles out, the coast guard c-130 went out to rendezvous with him. we basically guided him in the entire way talking to him. >> before 9:00 p.m. he ditched the plane 13 miles north of the big island. >> he was able to ditch his aircraft safely and crawl out to the wing of his aircraft where a coast guard rescue swimmer from a helicopter that was trailing this entire revolution was able to get to him quickly, recover him and now they have taken him to the hilo medical center. >> this is a photo of the cessna t-310 involved. according to flight specifications it has a maximum range up to 2300 miles. the distance from monterey to hilo is 2315. he was able to ditch 13 miles short of his destination. the coast guard was monitoring the d
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Oct 15, 2011 12:00am PDT
. [ chanting ] >> in san diego, meantime, police use pepper spray and there are arrests. good evening, i'm dan ashley. carolyn johnson has the night off. the occupied movement against corporate greed continues to grow across the country and in the bay area. in oakland, demonstrators took to the streets and tomorrow is being called an international day of action. sergio is live with the story tonight. >> reporter: i will tell you what, this group here at oakland city hall has actually been pretty quiet for most of the evening. they were conducting an improvised town hall meeting but only in the last few minutes did they turn up the turntables and it is kind of a party right now. what had been a significant demonstration on city hall became a demonstration in the street. dozens broke off from the encampment to shout and chant their message. this was a demonstration that was loud and confrontational but not violent. among those participating, stephanie and friends remained after the march was over. >> i am proud of this because we are a part of the 99% and everything is sort of s
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Oct 24, 2011 9:00pm PDT
antioch. witnesses tell us police chased a man into a garage on lemon tree way where he opened fire and they shot him multiple times. friend of the man who was shot says that he had shot at a police dog when police shot and killed hi him. so far police have not giving us details of the shooting but we are running it down. we have a reporter on the scene. more for you as soon as we get it. certainly full live report coming up on 7 news at 11:00 over on channel 7. >> mean time san jose police release the 911 dispatch recordings from the seventh officer involved shooting this year. >> has a gun in the waist band visual. he's breathing lying down. >> gun in waist band breathing laying down. >>reporter: police respond to deluxe motel on east broke road yesterday. after reports of a suspicious man with a gun. officers found him in a stairwell and fired several times when they say he reached for the gun in his waist band. suspect is believed to have been intoxicated. he remains in the hospital tonight. 4 officers involved have been replace -- have been placed on routine paid administrative lea
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Oct 19, 2011 9:00pm PDT
shoot most of the animals, fearful they could escape in the dark. in the daylight they tried to use tranquilizers. >> we just had a huge tiger, adult tiger, got a tranquilizer in it and went crazy. started to take off and headed away from us to the wooded area and our officers put it down. >> reporter: ohio has more incidents with exotic animals than any other state and its laws are among the most lenient in the country. >> we do have lax laws. i will do everything i can to put these people out of business. >>> the search continues in gold iten gate park meantime for a hawk that apparently was shot with a nail gun. wildlife rescue group searched for several hours for the red tail hawk. it was spotted with a nail extending through the front of its head as you can see in the picture there. red hail hawks are protected under federal law. >>> a lot more to bring you here on the news at 9:00. friends and employees say goodbye to apple cofounder steve jobs. what happened at the private memorial today. >>> the number of your facebook friends could determine how smart you are. wellie plain
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Oct 13, 2011 11:30am PDT
expect delays. early indications of what might have again wrong. amy hollyfield joins us from the scene. >> reporter: questions about how the two rains were on the same track going in opposite directions or why they crashed into each other. amtrak released a written statement. in that statement it says nothing about how this happened or what can be done in the future to prevent it. the two trains hit head-on. they were going in opposite directions on the same track. one pulling into the station the other was unloading. >> all of a sudden we hear this big explosion we thought waits a forklift. >> reporter: amtrak described the incident as a low speed crash those who experienced it says it was scary. >> i was on my phone then heard a big crash and didn't know what happened everyone got off the train. a couple people hurt. >> my brother fell off his wheelchair rolled back, got a nick on the face now he's in agony from his neck down to his back. >> reporter: 17 people were hurt. the injuries were minor from bumps and bruises to a broken arm. act tram isn't saying what caused the -- am
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Oct 13, 2011 9:00pm PDT
for themselves. >>> moving on, 1200 miles of potentially dangerous pipeline is being used. and lawmakers are taking steps to change that. we saw firsthand the damage they can cause when the natural gas leak from the pipeline caused this fire in coope coopertino ts summer. >> this dramatic fire in roseville on september 28th should have never happened. they say the recommendations by the national transportation safety board in 1998 were simply ignored. >> they made recommendations that were very clear and concise, and pg&e didn't follow them and the public utilities didn't require them to follow them. >> the legislation revealed today would require the utility commission to follow recommendations made and that's something thatled residents here support. >> the general idea is like, oh, boy, is it ever needed. thank goodness. >> pg&e admits that it knew about the safety concerns of the adelaide pipe. and it's stepping up efforts to fix those problems. >> we kept a close eye on the system over the years and if there's an area where it was creating more than typical, and we go in t
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Oct 14, 2011 12:00am PDT
los gatos? the cofounder of apple actually in line and told us he would be there all night. >> every single i-phone is that worthy and it made me thinking about waiting in line all night to get tickets for rolling stones in winterland so i will stay up all night for this event even though i don't have to. >> thousands waiting in line, some including the denver case company, enjoying the publicity. >> enjoying the fun that everybody will have on the streets here. >> reporter: for some, it was more some better, reflecting on steve jobs who lost his life last week. >> this is steve's show. >> it is an incremental upgrade over the previous version i-phone 4, has a little better camera, better features. >> but it has a voice activated feature that will talk to you, look up messages, answer questions. >> what is the best cell phone. >> you are kidding, right? >> , no really, what is the best cell phone. >> wait, there are other phones? >> so you can tell it has a little attitude. when we asked her what do you think of the android, she wouldn't dignify the question with an answer but tomorr
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Oct 14, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. [ indiscernible ] >> awake but terrified. that environment was actually very teneble for us because we have our masks, air, coats and helmets. for her, not so much. for me to communicate to her through my mask, i have you, we're safe, you are going this way. >> the women were safely outside in 90 seconds. then firefighting efforts began in earnest. after 13 years on the job, this was a first for engineer chris limepeter. >> i have been on fires were the victims are not so fortunate especially this time of night. all the bad days you have this, makes it all worth it. >> reporter: but fire officials and the woman on the scene, a friend of the victim, confirmed the women are doing just fine, suffering minor smoke inhalation. as for the cause at this point? it was a minor complication in the attic. >>> more news on this friday as we continue. was it worth the wait as fans waited to get their hands on the new i-phone 4s? and could it be really love? why you could be more than addicted to your i-phone. >> i'm spencer christian in the accuweather forecast center where we await a cooldown. all the deta
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Oct 11, 2011 11:30am PDT
available to us and to keep it open for others. >> reporter: security guards went in the hotel this morning and found no one. the guards her the sound of a door alarm suggesting protesters may have left. >> whether they are still occupying or not, i haven't heard this morning. >> reporter: across the street from charlie's hotel we found a group of tourists about to head home to france. they've seen the same thing home. >> these people, i think these people must sleep on the house not on the street. >> reporter: sutter health opens both properties and operates the california pacific medical center which plans a billion dollar facility at the cathedral hotel site. the san francisco police out here. i was talking to a spokesperson they are telling me even though this is going to be a lot of manpower, it is going to cost the city some money these incidents are generally done for publicity and they do not trash the buildings. cathedral hill hotel, going to be a medical facility and charlie's will probably not be trashed. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> 40 people are camped out today at t
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Oct 12, 2011 12:00am PDT
compared to the kutz. >> i watched these guys for 30 years. they don't transfer money, but they use only proxies. >> he adds that an attack on a dc restaurant is an act of war and can't see why iran would want to do that. iran denies the whole thing. he says the outraged reaction by the u.s. could be exactly what someone plotting to overthrow the iranian government would want. >>> the republican presidential hopefuls debated in new hampshire this evening and now that herman cane is climbing in the polls, the field zeroed in on the pizza business king and his 999 tax plan. factt is a catchy phrase. i thought it was the price of the pizza when i first saw it. >> and one thing i would say is when you take the 999 plan and you turn it upside down, i think the devil is in the detail. >> remember, 999 plan throws out the current tax code. it starts with three simple economic driving principals. production drives the economy. risk taking drives growth, and we need sound money and measurements must be dependable. >>> former massachusetts governor mitt romney said that the simplenswers are not ad
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Oct 28, 2011 12:00am PDT
though and it's higher pressure. this ridge of high pressure will keep us high and dry right through wednesday of next week. after that storm may start to break through and bring us some rain. like i mention at least one computer model wants to bring in rain as as thursday nature. 75 in san jose friday and santa clara 75 degrees. 75 in los gatos. sunny day on the peninsula. 74 san mateo oshtion palo alto. lack at the coast line. clear. half moon bay 70 degrees. it's almost november. this is pretty nice looking weather. 71 in downtown san francisco. 70 in daly city. up towards the north bay and most of you will be in the 70's. about dig a bay 67. stinson beach 68. 75 degrees for new oakland. 73 in san leandro. inland area low to mid 70's. concord 74 and around the monteray bay 76 degrees in santa cruz. here's look at the accu-weather 7 day forecast. it's in the 60's and 70's really for tomorrow. warmer saturday. temperatures dropping a few on sunday. dry for halloween. dry through wednesday. sfechl there's a chance. but not definitive. >> thanks. >> as we continue the oakland a's get
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Oct 7, 2011 11:30am PDT
divorce. she wrote, he start add using me, i did not take his gun, but he did not believe me. allman says she was jealous of his new relationship. yesterday morning he was discovered in sunnyvale. >> all three deputies at the scene fired shots and the subject was pronounced dead at the scene. >> reporter: the meeting going on inside the town hall is open and it could go two hours, four hours, it is being given to the company by the city of cupertino, take their time and get the job done. david louie is here. if some members of the kaiser family want to talk about what happened up there he will have that tonight at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >> >> oakland police have arrested a suspect in a robbery and shooting that left a woman seriously wounded and closed part o 580 for three hours yesterday. a gunman shot a woman in the legs after she refused to give up her purse. the shooter drove off, crashed on the 580 trance ramp and took off on -- on foot. chp searched the freeway causing major traffic delays for hours no word where the suspect was found in morning. the v
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Oct 26, 2011 12:00am PDT
hanging in the air throughout much of downtown oakland. earlier today police used loud speakers telling demonstrators to qleer the area around city hall. when that didn't happen, this is what happened next. police warned the crowd they would use teargas if if the protesters didn't leave, and they kept their promise. they were choking teargas near oakland city hall. this took place at 7:45 and scattered several blocks away. this was not the first time demonstrators tangled with police today. around 6:00 police used flash bang grenades after demonstrators swarmed around a handful of officers trying to make an arrest on washington and a street. demonstrators flung paint and other objects at the officers until reinforcement moved in and pushed the crowd back. a few moments earlier around 5:30, the several hundred marchers hit a wall of marcherswho prevented the demonstrators from reaching police headquarters. there was pushing and shoving with officers arresting a man and woman. the march was loud, but peaceful when it kicked off from the oakland library around 4:00 this afternoon.
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Oct 1, 2011 12:00am PDT
contra costa county. passengers tell us they felt the train shudder. the impact scared passengers, some of whom panicked. this doctor helped the pregnant woman when the woman started screaming. >> i got so scared. >> it was panicked. no one heard anything for 10, 15 minutes when they announced it on the speakers. >> i was falling asleep and i saw the jerk and i freaked out a little bit. >> just a little bit? >> a lot, actually. >> the fire chief tells us that 35 people were injured. >> approximately 35 victims have been injured in the collision from minor to moderate injuries. they are currently being triaged and transported to local hospitals. >> the driver and a passenger of the truck the train hit are uninjured. >> now, this is what the scene looks like live from sky 7. there are four fire trucks and 10 ambulances were distach patched. -- dispatched. they have not moved since the accident. there are 100 emergency personnel on scene. we are told that amtrak police are investigating the accident. we asked, but we don't know yet if there was a controled railroad crossing at the si
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Oct 12, 2011 9:00pm PDT
us. we always believed we were following the law and this is a legal product and we feel that with all of the problems going on in the country today why is the obama administration cracking down on medical marijuana? >> reporter: the bay hardian is one of many media -- bay guardian is one of many media outlets is accepting ads for medical marijuana outlets. >> last we are we paid $2 million in sales taxes to the state of california. $1.1 million in a special cannabis tax to the city of oakland. one has to question the wisdom of this kind of attack on a legal business which is creating jobs and tax revenue at a time of economic crisis. >> reporter: there are fears a crackdown could put some media outlets out of business. while california law permits the sale of federal pot, federal law prohibits people for placing ads for so-called illegal drugs. >> will you continue to sell ads. >> as long as it is legal in the state of california and the u.s. attorney doesn't tell to us stop. >> reporter: federal officials could potentially seize property or prosecute in court so everyone is holdi
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Oct 7, 2011 12:00am PDT
brandon powell over the weekend. said he was going to use it on the racist people at work who were mess with him what are you doing with that. what you going to do with that. he was lick man, these bleep mate job keep messing with me. >>reporter: the deputy involved in the shooting have been identified as santiago, hilt and chris. collectively they have 7 years with the sheriff's department. live in sunnyvale, abc 7 news. >>> all right thank you. survivors of wednesday shooting continue to recover. one man tells dramatic story how he escaped being killed fromal mochbilityd ambrose yo tells us that he saw almond pull out a handgun and start firing. mike was hit in the arm and played dead until almond walked out of the room. this man romero had 2 brothers shot at the lehigh cement plan plant. 1 in good condition at the medical center and almond killed the other. romero describes that mother as man of faith. >> faithful to his company and he was a team leader over ther there. unfortunately leaders that get taken out. >>reporter: woman shot by almond dug an attempted carjacking is also
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Oct 5, 2011 12:00am PDT
good amount of wind and rain overnight. >> sand yaw patel is tracking it all on radar for us. -- sandhya patel is tracking it for us. >> the wind and the rain are beginning to intensity. you will see that all of the bay area is covered in green. it is just an indication that the rain has begun to spread. look at the wind. half moon bay is gusting to 28 miles an hour as the cold front approaches. and i just want to take you around the bay area and show you where we are getting some downpours from vacaville toward fairfield. you can see on the 101 getting so far a third of an inch of rain. most of the areas are less than a 10th of an inch. as you will see the sierra nevada is picking up some snow. there are some chain controls around highway four if you are heading in that direction in advance of this storm. snow will be amounting to about a foot or more in the high country. rain here in the bay area will be counting in inches. i will be back with a look at your morning forecast and talk about the thunderstorm probability in a few minutes. dan? >> sandhya, thanks very much. >>>
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Sep 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
scene and hear from him as soon as we can but in the men time we have on the phone with us from the contra costa county fire department chief hue henderson. are you there. >> yes. >> i appreciate. tell us what is happening there right now in terms of the injured at least. how many are we dealing with? >>reporter: okay right now is we currently have 35 victims that are complaining of my nor pain to moderate injuries. we have 10 ambulances on scene that we are working on arranging transport to local hospitals with. we are in a rural area out on an island so getting patients moved and stuff right now is been a little tricky but we are working through that right now to make it work. >>reporter: okay chief sounds like all the injuries are minor to moderate. no life threatening injuries or serious noychlt life threatening injuries. the driver of the semi truck was uninjured and all the injuries are, were passengers aboard the amtrak train. >>reporter: okay. chief, before i let you go, any indication of what caused this? do you know a little bit more about it. trum bring the truck was on t
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Oct 25, 2011 11:30am PDT
confront tastes, tear gas was used. these pictures show a -- scene now more police protesters at this point. it has been peaceful for the moment. you can see it is crowded and there are pieces of tents in the center of that. it is a little chaotic. let's go to a -- amy hollyfield. >> reporter: good morning. they cleared out the plaza quickly. several hours later police are still here. so are the demonstrators. some here at the barricade watching it they've regrouped and scheduling a rally for 4:00 this afternoon. they say they may have gotten pushed out of the plaza this morning but they are not going away. occupy oakland protesters moved dumpsters in front of their camp's entrance when they heard police would be moving in to clear out their camp. the dumpsters did little to keep police from walking into the tent city 4:30 this morning and start making a rests. >> we had 30 that left on their own without incidents. as the officers moved in we arrested 75 people. >> reporter: early in the confrontation smoke and a chemical fill the air and an officer was overcome. police at the scene s
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